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This is an emery board for the political campaign of Walter Baker for U.S. House of Representatives in 1971. The emery board is tan on the rough side and red, white and blue on the buff side. There is black lettering on the buff side that reads "WALTER BAKER FOR CONGRESS/ Pd. For By Citizens For W. Baker - J. Pedigo, Treas." followed by an unreadable printer's union bug.

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File, Nail - Emery Board, Alma Waddell

This is an emery board for the political campaign of Alma Waddell for Kentucky Secretary of State in 1987. The emery board is tan on the rough side and white on the buff side. There is dark blue lettering on the buff side that reads "Elect Alma Waddell/ Secretary of State/ Paid for by the Committee to/ Elect Alma Waddell Secretary of State,/ Rudean Adams, Treasurer".

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This is an emery board for the political campaign of Steve Collins, son of former governor Martha Layne Collins in 1991. The emery board is tan colored on rough side and white color buff side. There is dark blue lettering on the buff side that reads "Steve/ Collins/ Lt. Governor '91".

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This is an emery board for the political campaign of Raymond Barber for Superintendent of Public Instruction in 1979. The emery board is tan on the rough side and white on the buff side. There is dark blue lettering on the buff side that reads "RAYMOND BARBER/ FOR SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION".

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This is an emery board for the political campaign for the 3rd district U.S. Congressional campaign of Ron Mazzoli. The emery board is tan on the rough side and white on the buff side. There is red lettering on the buff side that reads "Mazzoli" followed by an unreadable union printers bug.

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This is an emery board for the political campaign of Mary Louise Foust for Governor in 1975. The emery board is tan on the rough side and red, white and blue on the buff side. There is black lettering on the buff side that reads 'Honesty MARY LOUISE FOUST Integrity/ for Governor/ May 27, 1976" followed by and unreadable union printers bug.

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File, Nail - Jones-Patton nail file

This is an emery board for the political campaign of Brereton Jones and Paul Patton in 1991. The emery board is.tan colored on rough side and white colored on the buff side. There is a drawing of a donkey head in a circle followed by lettering that reads "DEMOCRATS for KENTUCKY/ JONES (star) PATTON/ Governor Lt. Governor" in dark blue.

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This is an emery board for the political campaign of Jim "Pop" Malone for State Treasurer. The emery board is tan colored on rough side and white colored on buff side with "JIM 'POP' MALONE TREASURER" in dark blue.

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This is an emery board for the political campaign of A.B. Chandler and Harry L. Waterfield in 1963. The emery board is tan on the rough side and red, white and blue on the buff side. There is black lettering on the buff side that reads "VOTE/ ABC & HARRY LEE/ 1963/ DEMOCRATIC/ PRIMARY". There is a partial unreadable union printers logo under "VOTE".

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This is an emery board for the gubernatorial campaign of Louie B. Nunn in 1979. The emery board is tan on the rough side and yellow on the buff side. There is black lettering on the buff side that reads "IT'S TIME FOR A CHANGE IN FRANKFORT/ VOTE the NUNN-LAWRENCE Clean-Up Team". There is a union printer's bug after "FRANKFORT".

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This is an emery board created for the campaign to elect Charles L. Siler. The nail file has a white background with blue lettering on the inscription which reads, ""My best effort for your best interest" / CHARLES L. SILER / STATE REPRESENTATIVE (Pd. For By Candidate)."

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This is a nail file that was created for the 1994 State Senate campaign of J. Marshall Hughes. The emery board has a background of red, white and blue, in that order, with black lettering across it. The inscription reads, "Elect [box with X inside] File Your Vote For / J. MARSHALL HUGHES - STATE SENATE". The reverse side of the nail file contains red orange sand.

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This is an emery board for the gubernatorial campaign of Brereton Jones in 1991. The emery board is tan colored on rough side and white colored on buff side. There is dark blue lettering on the buff side that reads "BRERETON JONES/ GOVERNOR '91".

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This is an emery board fingernail file. The side with the fine grit has "VOTE FOR" on the left side, "WALTER GEE / STATE REPRESENTATIVE" in the middle and "Your Vote / Needed" on the right, all printed in blue on a white background. The coarse grit side is plain and brown.

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This is an emery board that was created as a promotional device endorsing Nelson Allen's political campaign for Kentucky's Senate. The back of the emery board has a white background and blue text. To the right of the text there is an image of a donkey's head within a blue ring. The inscription reads, ""File Your Vote" NELSON ALLEN For STATE SENATE". The back is red sand.